Woven in Moonlight
A lush tapestry of magic, romance, and revolución, drawing inspiration from Bolivian politics and history.Ximena is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the last remaining Illustrian royal. Her people lost everything when the usurper, Atoc, used an ancient relic to summon ghosts and drive the Illustrians from La Ciudad. Now Ximena’s motivated by her insatiable thirst for revenge, and her rare ability to spin thread from moonlight.When Atoc demands the real Condesa’s hand in marriage, it’s Ximena’s duty to go in her stead. She relishes the chance, as Illustrian spies have reported that Atoc’s no longer carrying his deadly relic. If Ximena can find it, she can return the true aristócrata to their rightful place.She hunts for the relic, using her weaving ability to hide messages in tapestries for the resistance. But when a masked vigilante, a warm-hearted princess, and a thoughtful healer challenge Ximena, her mission becomes more complicated. There could be a way to overthrow the usurper without starting another war, but only if Ximena turns her back on revenge—and her Condesa.

Woven in Moonlight Details

TitleWoven in Moonlight
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseJan 7th, 2020
PublisherPage Street Books
Rating
GenreFantasy, Young Adult

Woven in Moonlight Review

  • Adalyn Grace
    January 1, 1970
    This book was excellent!! I’m someone who pretty much guesses the twists and turns and who-dun-its of most books or movies I consume. However, trying to figure out who the masked vigilante was kept me guessing, and I devoured this book wanting to see what would happen next! The culture that the author pulls you into is so rich and immersive, I really felt that I was transported into this world. And can we talk about the food? Omg I was so hungry reading this book because of all the amazing food This book was excellent!! I’m someone who pretty much guesses the twists and turns and who-dun-its of most books or movies I consume. However, trying to figure out who the masked vigilante was kept me guessing, and I devoured this book wanting to see what would happen next! The culture that the author pulls you into is so rich and immersive, I really felt that I was transported into this world. And can we talk about the food? Omg I was so hungry reading this book because of all the amazing food descriptions 😂The magic of this world was also wholly unique, and something I thoroughly enjoyed. I won’t spoil anything, but how the magic evolves throughout the story was very creative, and I loved it. The characters also felt very real, with their actions and choices often messy and realistic, reflecting their experience going through this revolution. Nothing ever felt “easy” for the sake of the story. Rather, the characters all are forced to make hard choices with very real consequences, and I appreciated how the author handled them.This was a satisfying read that I loved, and I’m so looking forward to reading the author’s next book!
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  • Amy Imogene Reads
    January 1, 1970
    "A lush tapestry of magic, romance, and revolución, drawing inspiration from Bolivian politics and history." Sounds amazing! Can't wait to get to this closer to the end of the year. Thank you to Page Street Books via NetGalley for an ARC of this title in exchange for an honest review.
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  • Dany
    January 1, 1970
    3.5 starsMy read for the LatinxheritagemonthExcellent fantasy with gorgeous world building. Ximena , the decoy queen has to get married to the tyrant king. She has a lot of plans and hate when she goes into King's Castillo. Soon she discovers not everything is black and white.I picked up the book because of the cover. I didn't even read the description or know that this was an ownvoice Latinx book before requesting. So I couldn't contain my excitement when I w 3.5 starsMy read for the LatinxheritagemonthExcellent fantasy with gorgeous world building. Ximena , the decoy queen has to get married to the tyrant king. She has a lot of plans and hate when she goes into King's Castillo. Soon she discovers not everything is black and white.I picked up the book because of the cover. I didn't even read the description or know that this was an ownvoice Latinx book before requesting. So I couldn't contain my excitement when I was approved and read the description.I expected a lot more action and conversations , but Ximena wasn't much of a talker or a charmer. The plot and the pace picked up around 60 percent , and then it was so amazing.The main theme of the book was exploring Human's characters , and doing it from the perspective of a person who is a decoy for the queen was a really great idea. Woven in Moonlight has a great way of digging through identities and finding out people are more than just black and white. This is a more important read because it discusses more about the aftermath of a war which destroyed so many in either side. Atoc's tyranny has affected everyone.Atoc is a meh character who can be connected with any ambitious politician or some authority figure you hate. I've never read anyone like Atoc and he was really ...bland? We get that he's a regular villain , but getting his point of view or receiving something we can connect to his short flashback would've been better.I loved the book , but it's not a five star . Mainly because of the drag of the plot in the first half , and , we rely for everything on Ximena's pov when she's basically a new person in the Castillo.The world building was started out with great expectations whenever Ximena travelled or explored. But it's the kind of world that needs so much exploring and woven in Moonlight doesn't do justice. I'm really excited for the next book set in the same world , Written in Starlight.I recommend this book for readers who are searching for Political fantasyOwnvoice fantasy booksI thank NetGalley and Pagestreet books for granting me this e-ARC for review. This has not affected my opinions.
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  • Melanie
    January 1, 1970
    Woven in Moonlight is a wonderfully magical story, filled with characters that grab your attention and leave you wanting more. I love the world that Isabel has created through the setting and plot. I was drawn in by the strong female characters. Add in a masked stranger, unexpected friendships, and intriguing twists this book was hard to put down and, even once finished, I was wishing for more! It takes a really special book to make it in my "I would reread this" list, but this is definitely one Woven in Moonlight is a wonderfully magical story, filled with characters that grab your attention and leave you wanting more. I love the world that Isabel has created through the setting and plot. I was drawn in by the strong female characters. Add in a masked stranger, unexpected friendships, and intriguing twists this book was hard to put down and, even once finished, I was wishing for more! It takes a really special book to make it in my "I would reread this" list, but this is definitely one I could sink into again... and again!!
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  • Rec-It Rachel
    January 1, 1970
    perfectionstunninggloriousbeautifulmagical
  • Sam Robinson
    January 1, 1970
    Such a unique story with lovable and interesting characters. I love how strong the lead character is! I read A LOT of YA books and some seem to just tell the same story over and over again I get so bored. This was NOT the case here! Woven in Moonlight creates a vivid and interesting world different from what I’ve read before. Looking for a sequel!!!! Also want this author to write more books in general!! Love her!!
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  • Isabel Ibañez
    January 1, 1970
    Hi everyone! I don't spend a lot of time on Goodreads but as WOVEN IN MOONLIGHT heads out into the world, I wanted to quickly mention a few things! First, WOVEN IN MOONLIGHT is a standalone, but the Inkasisa world is expansive so I imagine there might be a few stories I can still hope to write! The next book set in this world is WRITTEN IN STARLIGHT, and while the story takes place directly after the events of WIM, it can be read on it's own—though you might enjoy it more if you read them in ord Hi everyone! I don't spend a lot of time on Goodreads but as WOVEN IN MOONLIGHT heads out into the world, I wanted to quickly mention a few things! First, WOVEN IN MOONLIGHT is a standalone, but the Inkasisa world is expansive so I imagine there might be a few stories I can still hope to write! The next book set in this world is WRITTEN IN STARLIGHT, and while the story takes place directly after the events of WIM, it can be read on it's own—though you might enjoy it more if you read them in order. :) Secondly, I get this question a lot, but yes, the antagonist is inspired by a real person and his actions. He is dangerous, corrupt and powerful and affecting thousands of Bolivians by his leadership. South America has a long history of such people in power, and you only need to look at what's happened to Venezuela to see the horrifying and truly heartbreaking results. I also thought I'd mention a couple of content warnings: Graphic Violence + Death/Executions. WOVEN IN MOONLIGHT is very much a revolution story, filled with politics and inspiration from events that have happened in Bolivia. Lastly, thank you so much for reading! I appreciate it so much. <3 Isabel
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  • Brianne
    January 1, 1970
    I really enjoyed this book! It has such amazing character development, told a story that kept my attention and was like nothing else I’ve ever read. I am not typically a fantasy or YA reader but this surpassed my expectations and was so enjoyable and well-written. Cannot recommend highly enough! I hope there’s a sequel!
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  • Megan ❀
    January 1, 1970
    This cover is EVERYTHING
  • Olivia & Lori (The Candid Cover)
    January 1, 1970
    This book went on my TBR before I even read the synopsis because of that stunning cover! I am so intrigued by the setting that is inspired by Bolivia. Also, I love that the book features a weaver who hides messages in tapestries. How cool is that?!
  • Anna Ware
    January 1, 1970
    Loved this book! It was a unique story and very well written. The language was so visual, I felt like I was right there in Bolivia, enjoying the sights, tasting the food and getting wrapped up in the adventure. I can’t wait to read more from Isabel Ibañez!
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  • Margarita (margaritathedrink)
    January 1, 1970
    4.5 starsI am so thankful to have a arc of this book. I found out about it a couple months ago when I saw my bookshelves lacked Latinx authors and being Latina myself I knew I needed to add more diverse reads.This book immediately caught my eye and after reading the synopsis I knew this was going to be my most anticipated 2020 read, but I wanted to review it sooner - so I reached out to Page Street Kids publishing and was able to receive this arc. This book is a Bolivian 4.5 starsI am so thankful to have a arc of this book. I found out about it a couple months ago when I saw my bookshelves lacked Latinx authors and being Latina myself I knew I needed to add more diverse reads.This book immediately caught my eye and after reading the synopsis I knew this was going to be my most anticipated 2020 read, but I wanted to review it sooner - so I reached out to Page Street Kids publishing and was able to receive this arc. This book is a Bolivian fantasy novel, food is mentioned so much that I crave all of it. The colors in this book are just so vibrant and the magic is just magical. Also nobody is safe in this book either which had me shook lol. This fantasy novel brought up real life issues especially understanding colonizers and how it affected the natives. You get to understand both sides and you truly understand the mc motives and understanding that her enemies are not her enemies. That things can change and sometimes you have to out others needs before your own even if it ruins friendships. I truly loved this story, the settings, and cant wait to read the second book.
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  • Kristen Pavlic
    January 1, 1970
    The kind of story with the kind of characters that keeps you from putting down the book. An absolutely beautifully developed world you wish you could climb into and be a part of.
  • ʙᴇʟʟᴀ.: ☾**:.☆*.:。.
    January 1, 1970
    I'm a simple girl. I read "Moonlight" & "Masked Vigilante" and add it to TBR;)
  • Gabby
    January 1, 1970
    I received an early copy from the publisher for review!Ximena Rojas is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the Illustrian princess Catalina. A Llacsan usurper, Atoc, has taken over the thrown by means of violence that killed Ximena’s parents and left Catalina as the last Illustrian royal. The Illustrians and the Llacsans have never known peace, and Ximena has no intention of changing that. Until, however, she’s taken by Llacsan guards to be Atoc’s wife. In enemy territory, Ximena learn I received an early copy from the publisher for review!Ximena Rojas is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the Illustrian princess Catalina. A Llacsan usurper, Atoc, has taken over the thrown by means of violence that killed Ximena’s parents and left Catalina as the last Illustrian royal. The Illustrians and the Llacsans have never known peace, and Ximena has no intention of changing that. Until, however, she’s taken by Llacsan guards to be Atoc’s wife. In enemy territory, Ximena learns the Llascan’s side of history and sees that not everything was as it seemed. Ximena must put aside her revenge if there is to ever be peace in her country. But that would require turning her back on Catalina, her Condesa and best friend. But this may be one sacrifice she has to make. I really enjoyed this one! There were a lot of tropes I love in this book, such as a the decoy princess and concealed identities of other characters in the book. I thought the magic was really unique, and I loved seeing it. I really liked Ximena as a main character and seeing her character development. This book has it’s flaws, but I still enjoyed it so much and it was so fascinating to see a Bolivian-inspired fantasy world. Also, the food described always made me hungry. I think what I enjoyed seeing the most was Ximena getting to learn the other side of the tensions between the Illustrians and Llacsans. The political system mirrored real life history, and it's always something I enjoy seeing in Fantasy. The main issue I had with this book was the romance. I'm generally pretty picky with romances I like, especially in YA. To me there was no chemistry between Ximena and her love interest, and a few of the romantic moments between them felt off or misplaced to me. I felt like it could've been done better or not at all. Also, I wasn't exactly settled on the ending of this book if it's to be a standalone. There was one major issue that wasn't fully resolved. I hear there's going to be a companion novel to this story, so I'm thinking the issue I have in mind may be settled in that book. Overall, I highly enjoyed this one and I'm looking forward to more books the author puts out in the future!
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  • Katie Steed
    January 1, 1970
    I loved it! All the food in the book sounded delicious- it made me so hungry in the best way possible
  • Kacey
    January 1, 1970
    Thank you to NetGalley and the publishers for the free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. My opinion was not affected by the free copy.This is another hard one for me to rate, because there are some really amazing parts in it. But there are also some not-so-great parts, and I'm going to cover those first. The pacing of this book felt really off. It felt like it went way too fast at some parts, rushing through things that should've been allowed more time to build. The Thank you to NetGalley and the publishers for the free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. My opinion was not affected by the free copy.This is another hard one for me to rate, because there are some really amazing parts in it. But there are also some not-so-great parts, and I'm going to cover those first. The pacing of this book felt really off. It felt like it went way too fast at some parts, rushing through things that should've been allowed more time to build. The rushing also weakened emotional impact. There is this scene early on that's done well, but as the story goes on it feels like the emotion's not there as strongly anymore. I can't explain without giving away spoilers, but for it being in first person, I didn't always feel the emotional response and conflict from our main character.I hate always picking on the romance in YA, yet here we are again. This felt really rushed, too. It falls under the "enemies to lovers" trope, but I feel like some plot points were conveniently placed to let them make that progression a lot faster. I was buying them going from enemies to friends, but the lovers felt too rushed. They still don't know each other well and the first sign of her possibly not being on his side has him questioning her and not trusting her. Plus, I'm honestly just tired of having a romance subplot in every single YA I read lately. Is it really so hard to write a marketable YA novel without a romance in it?Now let's talk world-building. I read that this is based on real Bolivian conflict. That's very cool and I love the mixture of Spanish and English words throughout the novel. What I don't really like is still not fully understanding what happened in this world. Rumi tells Ximena to read the history of his people, but she forgets the book in the dungeon and I don't think ever actually reads it. She just goes by what she sees and hears of the people around her. While it's good she's being more socially aware, it would've helped if she understood the history behind how and why all this happened. Especially as she's helping decide the future of the country. Artoc could've used more development, too. I don't know, maybe his character is based on a real person, but I feel like he was going to such an extreme when something more subtle would've been way more compelling. Have there be more of a gray area of the two rulers or something to really stamp in the message that they didn't understand each other's cultures/their past hurt was dictating how they treated each other in the present.That said, those elements certainly are there. Both sides have a certain idea of how the other behaves and thinks, and the prejudice and hatred they have is clearly shown. They do progressively learn there is more to each other than what they believed, but maybe that's done a little too quickly? Sometimes it was hard to tell if this was Stockholm Syndrome or Ximena actually learning about the other side and vice versa. I was good but could've been better.The magic was also really cool. Not entirely explained, but it didn't entirely need to be. I would advocate this to be a graphic novel just so I could see the designs of the tapestries Ximena creates as well as the animals. I would've liked more understanding of the religions, but I got a general idea of them.Overall, it was creative, and I liked it taking Bolivian history and highlighting some of that culture and the language. I just wish the story took its time more and really dived into the ideas presented.
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  • Kaylee Gwyn (literarypengwyns)
    January 1, 1970
    4.5 StarsI’ve been following Isabel since before she was a “writer” (she owned 9th Letter Press and is from my area of Orlando). So when I finally joined bookstagram and it coincided with the release of her ARCs, I took my overly confident self, my 150 follower count, and wrote to her publicist begging for a copy AND IT PAID OFF BECAUSE I GOT IT!Isabel is the daughter of two Bolivian immigrants and has created a rich world full of that culture in Woven in Moonlight. This 4.5 StarsI’ve been following Isabel since before she was a “writer” (she owned 9th Letter Press and is from my area of Orlando). So when I finally joined bookstagram and it coincided with the release of her ARCs, I took my overly confident self, my 150 follower count, and wrote to her publicist begging for a copy AND IT PAID OFF BECAUSE I GOT IT!Isabel is the daughter of two Bolivian immigrants and has created a rich world full of that culture in Woven in Moonlight. This story follows the civil war between the Llacans and Illustrians with a dash of YA Fantasy Magical Realism. Ximena, our main protagonist, is the stand-in Condesa (princess) of the Illustrian people. They have been banished from their city and when the ruler over Inkasisa (named Atoc) demands the Condesa’s hand in marriage, Ximena is sent as decoy in Catalina’s (the real Condesa) place.While there, Ximena uses her magical weaving powers (she can weave the light of the moon into her tapestries to hide messages) to send messages back to the Illustrian keep, to help the revolution start. But while she is kept in the Llacsan Castillo, she befriends many Llacsan people (like Rumi, the healer, Juan Carlos, her guard, and even El Lobo, the masked Robin Hood of the story) and starts to realize they would be overthrowing one dictator for another and needs to figure out where her loyalties lie: with her people/Catalina or her country.The cast of characters, the South American setting, THE FOOD, and the romance and drama really drive this story about what is right and wrong and what it means to be a good ruler. Ximena is a strong protagonist who really helps the story feel personal...afterall, she is named after the author’s mother!Isabel took the Spanish Conquistador (Illustrians) overthrow of the native Incan people of the Andes (Llacsan) as inspiration and has woven (pun intended) a tapestry of political and cultural insight from past and modern Bolivia into YA Fantasy fiction that we can all be inspired by.This releases on January 7, 2020 and I CANNOT wait for everyone to read it! Meanwhile, I’ll be anxiously awaiting Woven in Starlight (book 2) to be released so I can continue with this story!
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  • Gabby
    January 1, 1970
    I received an early copy from the publisher for review!Ximena Rojas is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the Illustrian princess Catalina. A Llacsan usurper, Atoc, has taken over the thrown by means of violence that killed Ximena’s parents and left Catalina as the last Illustrian royal. The Illustrians and the Llacsans have never known peace, and Ximena has no intention of changing that. Until, however, she’s taken by Llacsan guards to be Atoc’s wife. In enemy territory, Ximena learn I received an early copy from the publisher for review!Ximena Rojas is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the Illustrian princess Catalina. A Llacsan usurper, Atoc, has taken over the thrown by means of violence that killed Ximena’s parents and left Catalina as the last Illustrian royal. The Illustrians and the Llacsans have never known peace, and Ximena has no intention of changing that. Until, however, she’s taken by Llacsan guards to be Atoc’s wife. In enemy territory, Ximena learns the Llascan’s side of history and sees that not everything was as it seemed. Ximena must put aside her revenge if there is to ever be peace in her country. But that would require turning her back on Catalina, her Condesa and best friend. But this may be one sacrifice she has to make. I really enjoyed this one! There were a lot of tropes I love in this book, such as a the decoy princess and concealed identities of other characters in the book. I thought the magic was really unique, and I loved seeing it. I really liked Ximena as a main character and seeing her character development. This book has it’s flaws, but I still enjoyed it so much and it was so fascinating to see a Bolivian-inspired fantasy world. Also, the food described always made me hungry. I think what I enjoyed seeing the most was Ximena getting to learn the other side of the tensions between the Illustrians and Llacsans. The political system mirrored real life history, and it's always something I enjoy seeing in Fantasy. The main issue I had with this book was the romance. I'm generally pretty picky with romances I like, especially in YA. To me there was no chemistry between Ximena and her love interest, and a few of the romantic moments between them felt off or misplaced to me. I felt like it could've been done better or not at all. Also, I wasn't exactly settled on the ending of this book if it's to be a standalone. There was one major issue that wasn't fully resolved. I hear there's going to be a companion novel to this story, so I'm thinking the issue I have in mind may be settled in that book. Overall, I highly enjoyed this one and I'm looking forward to more books the author puts out in the future!
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  • Aly
    January 1, 1970
    4.75/5 stars!Look, I'm just gonna say it. GO READ THIS BOOK! You will not be disappointed! This was such a fantastically written political fantasy novel, and is deeply rooted in Bolivian politics. It also tackles many issues that people face even now in the world. The magic system is very unique. It's shown to the reader where we don't get all the answers, but there are many pieces that can easily fit together to get us to understand how it works. I find it to be a subtle magic syste 4.75/5 stars!Look, I'm just gonna say it. GO READ THIS BOOK! You will not be disappointed! This was such a fantastically written political fantasy novel, and is deeply rooted in Bolivian politics. It also tackles many issues that people face even now in the world. The magic system is very unique. It's shown to the reader where we don't get all the answers, but there are many pieces that can easily fit together to get us to understand how it works. I find it to be a subtle magic system instead of in your face, and that's something I thought the book did well. It focused a lot on characters and the main political theme. I thought the author did a fantastic job weaving 2 different concepts and making them work in harmony. Characters are absolutely AMAZING! Ximena is a powerhouse of a heroine. She's strong in her own way, and she doesn't let herself fall victim without doing her best to save others. She's incredibly smart, witty, cautious, and very aware of just how dangerous her position is. Rumi is another character that I liked right away from the start. he comes off as sarcastic, goading and very closed off from others. Over the course of the book he truly grows into a better version of himself. It's a gradual change that you almost don't notice until reflecting on the book. Ximena and Rumi are like 2 sides of the same coin, and their scenes together were always some of my favorite, no matter how brutal or heartwarming the scene was. Honestly just go read this book! It's so SO good! I fell in love with this and I can't wait to see what else the author writes. If I had any issues, I just wish the beginning was a tad bit quicker in pace. It took a while to get to the main story and was filled with explanations, but it's such a nitpick that it doesn't hurt the book in any way.ARC provided to be by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
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  • Lauren Kalt
    January 1, 1970
    I really enjoyed this book. There were a few places where I find my interest lagging near the beginning, but I more-so attribute that to me than to the actual writing or story. While I did guess the big twists, I still really enjoyed the execution and watching how the author had these moments play out. I especially loved the romance--enemies to friends to lovers is a trope that always gets me, and while I often find myself having trouble really enjoying straight romances nowadays, I definitely e I really enjoyed this book. There were a few places where I find my interest lagging near the beginning, but I more-so attribute that to me than to the actual writing or story. While I did guess the big twists, I still really enjoyed the execution and watching how the author had these moments play out. I especially loved the romance--enemies to friends to lovers is a trope that always gets me, and while I often find myself having trouble really enjoying straight romances nowadays, I definitely enjoyed this one. The world is warmly and beautifully rendered, and I can tell Ibañez is pulling from her love for Bolivian culture in the way she crafts atmosphere and world building. I loved the different ways the magic works in this world, and how the gods seem to be very much at play behind the scenes. This book has so much good political commentary, and the sacrifices that Ximena makes and the changes she undergoes are incredibly satisfying to watch play out. I would absolutely recommend this book to anyone looking for a lush, beautifully crafted world with a determined heroine and some fascinating political intrigue based on Bolivian history.
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  • Mandy
    January 1, 1970
    Young Adult Fantasy. This book is inspired by Bolivian politics and history, and that culture richly performs the backdrop of this fantasy world. Ximena is a decoy Condesa, training for battle, leading her people, trying to protect her ruler in a time of political upheaval. When the false king Atoc demands her hand in marriage, she gets a chance to see her enemy up close. As she sees the Llacsan culture first hand, she realizes that maybe the history she has been told of her land has not been fu Young Adult Fantasy. This book is inspired by Bolivian politics and history, and that culture richly performs the backdrop of this fantasy world. Ximena is a decoy Condesa, training for battle, leading her people, trying to protect her ruler in a time of political upheaval. When the false king Atoc demands her hand in marriage, she gets a chance to see her enemy up close. As she sees the Llacsan culture first hand, she realizes that maybe the history she has been told of her land has not been fully representative of what actually happened. A beautiful tale of moonlight, self-discovery, striving for political peace rather than war, and a touch of romance. A page-turner with a stunning cover that holds up to its promise. Thank you Page Street Kids for allowing me to read an ARC of this title. I will keep my eyes out for more by this author.
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  • Sayo
    January 1, 1970
    This is one of my favorite covers this year.And once you read the book you see how all these different elements work together.This book has a very interesting premise, but there was just something about it that did not grab me. I lost interest constantly and it took me a long time to get through it. I wanted to love this book and I really thought I would,I can't even put my finger on what it was I didn't like about it, whether it is the writing style, the char This is one of my favorite covers this year.And once you read the book you see how all these different elements work together.This book has a very interesting premise, but there was just something about it that did not grab me. I lost interest constantly and it took me a long time to get through it. I wanted to love this book and I really thought I would,I can't even put my finger on what it was I didn't like about it, whether it is the writing style, the characters, or the actual story, there was just something. Full disclosure, I received a digital ARC for this book and the file did not work on my kindle, so I had to read it on my phone, which is never an enjoyable experience, I would like this think this is not impacting my review, but when you can't relax with a book, it makes it difficult to get into it.
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  • Bookish Fiend
    January 1, 1970
    Thank you to Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review a free copy of this book.This is a Latinx book inspired by the political climate of Bolivia. For just that reason alone this book deserves twenty stars, since I can't think of any other YA books that even touch one this subject? If you know of any, please let me know!The magic in this book was one of the coolest I've read all year. She weaves tapestries out of moonlight, and . . . I won't spoil it for you, but Thank you to Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review a free copy of this book.This is a Latinx book inspired by the political climate of Bolivia. For just that reason alone this book deserves twenty stars, since I can't think of any other YA books that even touch one this subject? If you know of any, please let me know!The magic in this book was one of the coolest I've read all year. She weaves tapestries out of moonlight, and . . . I won't spoil it for you, but the things she creates are so innovative. I thought the world building could be a bit stronger, but overall I enjoyed the characters and the plot of this story, and the message behind it enough for five stars!
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  • Kat
    January 1, 1970
    #WoveninMoonlight#PageStreetPublishingThank you to NetGalley and Page Street Publishing Co. for the E-arc copy of Woven in Moonlight. I can't wait for this novel to be released. It is such a great young adult novel.
  • Minju Kim
    January 1, 1970
    Very well written, culturally rich story. One of my favourite ARCs this year. Huge thanks to Manda Book Group for the advanced copy!
  • Michelle
    January 1, 1970
    A fresh and interesting tale. I pick this up as an arc at ALA and I am so glad that I did.
  • Rendz
    January 1, 1970
    3.5I'm upset that I couldnt love this like I wanted to 😭 RTC
  • aarya
    January 1, 1970
    Pre-reading bookstagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/B06iflfAX...
  • Crazy4Books
    January 1, 1970
    Well thats unfortunate I was really looking forward to reviewing this one. I got accepted on Netgalley but its not showing up properly on either kindle and aldiko.
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